(January, April, June-December 1980) He acted in the British National Theatre Season Repertoire of Athol Fugard's play, "A Lesson From Aloes," Peter Shaffer's play, "Amadeus," William Shakespeare's plays, "As You Like It," "Othello," and Richard III;" Arthur Miller's plays, "Death of a Salesman and "The Crucible;" David ...
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Did You Know?
[on his role in Last of the Summer Wine
(1973)] I became a professional entertainer 63 years ago, but the past 26 have been occupied by a little man in a woolly hat.
Although a Londoner, his last wish was to be buried in the graveyard of St John's Church, Holmfirth, Yorkshire - filming location for the long-running sitcom, Last of the Summer Wine
(1973), in which he played "Compo". His friend and fellow Last of the Summer Wine
(1973) actor, Peter Sallis
, chose to be buried in the adjacent grave following his death in 2017.